Pilot Hiring Board Information

187th Fighter Wing, Alabama National Guard:
Pilot Hiring Board Information

There will be no board for 2017. Expect the next board in December of 2018. Applications for that board will not be accepted until Spring of 2018. Please continue to check this page for updates.

Thank you for your interest in the 187th Fighter Wing, Alabama Air National Guard. We seek above average, highly motivated individuals that have the potential to become outstanding officers and pilots.  For those who wish to take on this challenge; follow these instructions:

Application Packages not received by the deadline may not be considered.

Prospective applicants need to meet the following minimum qualifications:
- U.S. Citizen
- Not to exceed 28th birthday by December of hiring year.
- Bachelor's degree or higher from an Accredited Institution as defined by the U.S. Office of Post Secondary 
  Education.  http://www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/
   -- Minimum GPA 3.0 based on 4.0 scale (187FW Requirement)

- AFOQT test completed
- TBAS test completed
    -- Minimum PCSM Score = 85 (187FW Requirement)
- Hold current FAA First Class medical (187FW Requirement)
- Private Pilot Certificate NOT required, but highly desired.
- Distance vision 20/70 correctable to 20/20.
   -- Any Eye Surgeries - include a page with detailed information pertaining to that surgery.
- Near Vision 20/20.  Normal Color Vision and Depth Perception.
- Be able to pass the Air Force Fitness Assessment 
- Be able to achieve a Top Secret security clearance

Application Packet Procedures:  Send email with a read and delivery receipt. 
Electronic packages should be one single PDF document, in the following order.

1.   Package should be a single PDF document with the following naming format: rankfirstlast.pdf (ex: SrAMichaelSnuffy.pdf)
2.   Cover Letter, max of one page, introducing yourself and providing any other pertinent information to include a recent photo.
3.   Letters of Recommendation (3 max)
4.   Resume (one page).  Include any varsity sports background from high school, college, or Professional.  
5.   Official AFOQT Scores print out
6.   Official PCSM score print out
7.   Copy of FAA First - Class Medical Certificate (FAA Form 8500)
8.   Copy of any FAA Flight Certificates
9.   Copy of last page of your logbook showing total flight times.
10. Completed DD Form 369 for police record check http://www.usarec.army.mil/HQ/reiac/pdf/dd0369.pdf
11. Copy of Official College Transcripts. Certified Copy Not Required for Interview.
12. Official letter from Academic Advisor with projected Grad date, and remaining classes, if graduation is not until deadline date.

Uniform: Service Dress or Business Suit.
Good Luck!